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    PM ally claims win in Georgia election, exit polls say

    Georgy Margvelashvili, an ally of Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili, won a landslide victory in a presidential election in Georgia on Sunday, exit polls showed, Reuters reports. His victory will put Georgian Dream in charge of both the presidency and the government for the first time, a year after it ousted Saakashvili’s cabinet at the polls. GfK, a leading European market…

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    UK MPs confirm Armenia elections were ‘free and fair’

    In a new report on the presidential election in Armenia, a British-led team of parliamentary experts confirm their initial findings that voting was ‘free, fair and transparent,’ New Europe informs. The team, consisting of sitting and former MPs and parliamentary correspondents, was invited by Armenian NGO the Free Society Institute to oversee the 18 February elections. The mission was two-fold:…

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    Constitutional Court does not annul election results

    The Constitutional Court today rejected the applications filed by former presidential candidates Raffi Hohannisyan and Andrias Ghukasyan. Thus, the decision of the Central Electoral Commission of February 25 on the “Election of the President of the Republic of Armenia” remains in force. The ruling of the Constitutional Court is final and comes into force after its proclamation.

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    UK: Armenian Presidential elections a step forward in democratic development

    UK Foreign Office Minister David Lidington said the Armenian Presidential election marks another step forward in democratic development. “The Armenian Presidential Election on 18 February marked another step forward in Armenia’s democratic development. The campaign was free and open and voter turn-out on polling day was good. I expect that the final result, when confirmed, will reflect the choice of…

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    EU welcomes progress in Armenian presidential elections

    Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Štefan Füle, EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy, made today the following statement: “We have taken note of the preliminary results of the presidential elections held in Armenia on 18 February, and welcome the statement of preliminary findings and conclusions of the International Election…

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    US praises presidential election in Armenia

    The February 18 presidential election in Armenia were generally well administered and characterized by a respect for fundamental freedoms, said US State Department spokesperson Victoria Nuland at a press briefing in Washington on Tuesday. In her comments made at the briefing and published on the Department of State’s official website, Nuland said that the United States supported the preliminary conclusion…

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